VPS 6 Head of Engagement, Education & Communications (VPSG6)

Job posted: 20/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 3 Years Fixed Term

Organisation: Office of the Ombudsman Victoria

Salary: $122,502 - $163,934

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/CS/CORP/1497605

Reference: VG/CS/CORP/1497605

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $122,502 - $163,934

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Are you a Communications, media-savvy, Engagement and Education trailblazer, looking for a new and exciting career opportunity?

Interested in working closely with the Victorian Ombudsman herself, to provide authoritative, expert and high-level media, communications and issues management advice, for a public-facing organisation? 

The Victorian Ombudsman is seeking applications for the role of Head of Engagement, Education & Communications to lead a high-performing team.  

About the opportunity:  

As part of a dynamic VPS agency, the Head of Engagement, Education & Communications will effectively bring together the Communications and the Education teams. This role will have a particular focus on developing and delivering strategic communications, media and external stakeholder engagement programs, across the Victorian public sector to encourage best practice by public sector employees in dealings with the public.

Position details:

  • VPS 6.1 or VPS 6.2 (depending on experience)
  • 3 year fixed-term opportunity
  • $122,502 - $163,934 (depending on experience)

Who we are:  

We're the Victorian Ombudsman.  Our office provides a free, independent, accessible and impartial service to all Victorians. Our purpose is to ensure fairness for Victorians in their dealings with the public sector, to improve public administration, and engage within both the government sector and the broader community.

Want to find out more about us and what we do?  Please visit:  www.ombudsman.vic.gov.au

How to apply:  

Applications need to be submitted online via the ‘Apply Now' button.  

To be considered for this role, you must include:

  • a 1 page Cover Letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • a Resume, no longer than 5 typed pages (Word)

Applications close midnight, Sunday 6 December 2020

VO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible and safe work environment. We want to ensure all applicants and employees with disability are treated respectfully and equitably in all stages of the recruitment process.

We encourage job applications from people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, LGBTQI and Indigenous cultures, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

VO is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements. The types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

Employment at the Victorian Ombudsman is subject to the successful completion of the following:

  • Criminal Record check
  • Working with Children check
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Conflict of Interest check
  • Probationary period

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement or adjustment to the recruitment process, please contact the People and Culture team on (03) 9613 6127 or email people@ombudsman.vic.gov.au

VPS 6 Head of Engagement, Education & Communications (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / 3 Years Fixed Term

Job classification:



Marija Maher - COO | people@ombudsman.vic.gov.au

VPS 6 Head of Engagement, Education & Communications (VPSG6)